Jams, condiments, granola, ciders, baked goods, frozen fruit, gourmet popcorn… there’s no shortage of foods and beverages being manufactured in Washington State. And like all industries, food manufacturing can benefit from proven, powerful lean methods. Impact Washington partners with NIST, industry associations, and local community colleges and universities to deliver effective lean training programs and develop growth strategies that can help transform food manufacturers into agile and increasingly profitable enterprises.

Impact Washington is a non-profit organization committed to the growth and continued success of Washington State’s food manufacturing industry. Working with our team means tapping into a deep network of tools, resources, and manufacturing expertise. We leverage manufacturing grants, certification programs, events, and on-site training to help empower employees and transform businesses into powerful, agile operations. Learn more about how Impact Washington helps our state’s food manufacturing industry below.


FSPCA Animal Food Training in Kennewick, WA

March 29-30, 2017 This class fulfills FDA requirements for FSMA Preventive Control Qualified Individual Training (PCQI) for Animal Food. The […]

FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food Course

Feb 27-Mar 1, 2017 Sponsored by: Impact Washington & TRIDEC Tri-City Development Council Where: Kennewick, 7130 W. Grandridge Blvd., Bechtel […]

FABREO EXPO – JUNE 14th and 15th, 2017

Network! Learn! Succeed!…in the Northwest Food & Beverage Industry! “This event will become the Northwest’s premiere tradeshow for food and […]

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Preventive Controls for Animal Food

The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Preventive Controls for Animal Food rule is final, and compliance dates for some businesses began in September 2016. Below are the key requirements and compliance dates. Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP’s) Established for Animal Food Production: The FDA […]

Impact Washington Launches A New Practice Area Focused on Food Safety Under the Leadership of Expert Craig Doan

FDA Issues Draft Guidances under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act for Animal Foods and the Classification of Activities for Farms and Facilities As the implementation of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) continues, the agency today issued two draft guidances to assist industry with […]